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Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD

97 - 103 Elizabeth St | Near the Corner of Collins & Elizabeth, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Formule 1)
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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're just after for a place to sleep and put your luggage then this is perfect for you. Stayed here for six nights on a queen room with single bunk bed as a solo traveller Price: very affordable considering the location Location: perfect.. right in the middle of everything. Just a few blocks fr the flinder's station and fr... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Long cold empty alley greets you on arrival. No security to get on the elevator or reach reception. Shower cubicle stands beside your bed with a sink out front that has a wrap around shower curtain! Hmmm. Thankful the toilet was a cupboard with a door! Had to listen to both rooms either side of us all night as they... More 

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IbisBudgetMelbCBD, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments on you stay at the hotel, we appreciate hearing from all our guests about their experience with us. We are refurbishing the rooms in the next few months that will see many changes to the room layout, and furniture design. We would love to see you again in the near future to check us out. Kind... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you just need a place to store your luggage, have a nice hot shower and sleep, this is a great place to be! There's a tram stop right outside that takes you to most places. They also have a guard at the entrance at night so it is plenty safe. Everyone there are friendly and more than happy to... More 

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IbisBudgetMelbCBD, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Thanks Joaney for your comments on your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear that you found our location suitable to your needs and of course that our friendly staff were more than happy to help you out. Our rooms are indeed compact, but serve a purpose for this savvy travellers like yourself that want somewhere to sleep... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for bed and convenient to the city for the night this place is the place with a small family, the room that we stayed in as a family was very small, bathroom also very small but did have separate toilet, overall it was comfortable

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IbisBudgetMelbCBD, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thank you for your feedback on your stay here at the Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD. It is always lovely to hear from our guests and we very much value all your thoughts on your experience with us. I love that you found our location perfect for your needs in Melbourne and that your found your stay to be... More 

Tasmania, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1. Cheap for a family on a budget. 2. Breakfast ok but wouldn't pay $9 for it ( we got it included in our winter special). 3. Lots of marks on walls and carpet. 4. Room very small for a family of 4. 5. We found someone else's dirty socks under our bed. 6. Heat pump very loud. 7. The... More 

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IbisBudgetMelbCBD, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Thanks Molly for your feedback on your stay with us at the Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD. We appreciate hearing from our guests about their experience with us. We are excited about a major refurbishment that us set to start in the next month, that will see many changes to the look and feel of the rooms, especially the replacement of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was a last minute addition to our weekend in Melbourne. As only myself & two teens we booked a triple. Was very interesting bedding with a bunk on top of a double. Room was size of a ship cabin. Shower behind a curtain (was hot & good pressure). Right in central CBD although my children were a little... More 

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IbisBudgetMelbCBD, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments on you stay at the hotel, we appreciate hearing from all our guests about their experience with us. We are refurbishing the rooms in the next few months that will see many changes to the room layout, and furniture design. We would love to see you again in the near future to check us out. Kind... More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel has the basics, don't really need the luxuries if you are wanting to spend time sight seeing in Melbourne.. The security at this hotel is really good as well. The location is local to everything. All you do is get around on foot and tram. The continental breakfast is also good for its value and keeps you going... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the cbd of Melbourne, this hotel is in an ideal location. Flinders Station is not too far of a walk and you can easily get to the MCG. Room was simple but satisfactory for people who are looking for a cheaper option. Bed was comfy, fridge, tea, coffee, sugar and kettle was provided. Also staff were friendly and... More 

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IbisBudgetMelbCBD, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Thanks Katherine for your feedback on your recent stay with us at the Ibis Budget Melbourne Cbd. It is always a pleasure to hear about your experience with us, and I am glad that you found our location well suited to your needs in the CBD. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards Tracy Kerr More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you don't wanna spend some money, it's ok... The location is great, this Ibis' near the train station, you are able to walk around the CBD... Don't forget to take the green train, it's free, you can jump off anywhere and take it again!!

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IbisBudgetMelbCBD, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Thanks Peter for your comments on your recent stay with us at the Ibis Budget CBD. I am glad that you found our location well suited to your needs and were able to make your way around the city on the easily accessible public transport. I look forward to seeing you here again in the near future. Kind Regards Tracy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old building, tiny rooms, window banger air-con, standard Ibis layout and furniture. Clean but try to get a room that does not face into the internal well. It would probably be a good place to stay in winter, but too hot in summer.

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IbisBudgetMelbCBD, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on your recent stay with us at the Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD. It is always a pleasure to hear from our guests regarding your experience with us. We do have a major refurbishment due to begin in the next month, that is going to see many changes to the rooms and the general look and... More 

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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Address: 97 - 103 Elizabeth St | Near the Corner of Collins & Elizabeth, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Formule 1)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
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Price Range: $46 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD 2.5*
Number of rooms: 146
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Hotel Formule 1 Melbourne
Melbourne Hotel Formule 1
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Melbourne
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